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May 2014 Archives

Some states introduce legislation to prevent divorce

Divorce is an emotionally difficult time for Mississippi couples who likely once believed they would spend the rest of their lives together. For those who have children, the divorce process could be more difficult as the parents attempt to agree on custody and support arrangements. Additionally, some states across the country are attempting to add more restrictions in an attempt to prevent the end of a marriage. Opponents of these attempts claim they could be detrimental.

Mississippi medical marijuana users: Child custody jeopardized?

Marijuana use, even in states that allow its use, has a degree of stigma. This is so even as more and more states are leaning toward legalizing it, at least for limited purposes. Mississippi has even taken steps to legalize the medical use in certain situations. However, the medical marijuana community is likely watching an out-of-state child custody case in which a mother's medical marijuana use apparently influenced the court about custody.